Sleep, cognition, and behavioral problems in school-age children: a century of research meta-analyzed.

  title={Sleep, cognition, and behavioral problems in school-age children: a century of research meta-analyzed.},
  author={Rebecca G. Astill and Kristiaan B van der Heijden and Marinus H. van IJzendoorn and Eus J W van Someren},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  volume={138 6},
Clear associations of sleep, cognitive performance, and behavioral problems have been demonstrated in meta-analyses of studies in adults. This meta-analysis is the first to systematically summarize all relevant studies reporting on sleep, cognition, and behavioral problems in healthy school-age children (5-12 years old) and incorporates 86 studies on 35,936 children. Sleep duration shows a significant positive relation with cognitive performance (r = .08, confidence interval [CI] [.06, .10… 

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